The Public Relations Coordinator develops Confucius Institute's comprehensive strategy to bring greater visibility to Confucius Institute programming at UK and in the Kentucky community. This includes developing strategic PR objectives, a holistic PR plan and efforts that promote CI on campus and in Kentucky. The Public Relations Coordinator will represent Confucius Institute at campus-wide UK events and be responsible for coordinating promotional events and developing the visual identity of Confucius Institute through various forms of media.
Successful candidates should have strong communication skills, creativity and good organizational skills. Familiarity with campus organizational structure, attention to detail and student intern supervision experience will be desirable. Successful candidates should also demonstrate graphic design skills, familiarity working with multiple forms of multimedia and a working knowledge of editing software such as Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) as well as video editing software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere or similar), and MS Office. Preferred skills include experience in international education or a higher education setting.
Adobe Suite (Photoshop video editing, InDesign, etc), Final Cut Pro, and MS Office.
Creativity, organization, public speaking skills, familiarity with campus organizations, and attention to detail and student worker supervision skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Public Relations and 3 years experience in marketing, communications, graphic design, and/or customer service.
Driver’s License preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.